Recent & Upcoming Programs

2022

#ZOOMcation: North America - Sports, College Culture and Festivals

Offered by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bored at home and looking for an interesting event? #ZOOMcation would probably suit you!
Mar
17
Thu
Mar 17, 2022 I 7pm-8:45pm Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
HKUST Spark Global, a student-led initiative at HKUST, is hosting three sessions of destination themed virtual gatherings featuring different regions – North America, Asia & Oceania and Europe.

In North America session, we will explore various college norms, popular sports, and traditional festivals in both Hong Kong and North America.

Students from around the world are welcome to join the session and know more about Hong Kong and/or North America, and socialize with each other through mingling sessions and interactive games.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 16 March.

#ZOOMcation: Asia & Oceania - Food and Culture

Offered by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bored at home and looking for an interesting event? #ZOOMcation would probably suit you!
Mar
21
Mon
Mar 21, 2022 I 7pm-8:45pm Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
HKUST Spark Global, a student-led initiative at HKUST, is hosting three sessions of destination themed virtual gatherings featuring different regions – North America, Asia & Oceania and Europe.

In the session, we will appreciate the culture of Asia and Oceania through the lens of food. It would be fun to discover one’s culture through the local food ingredients and the history of food.

Students from around the world are welcome to join the session and know more about Hong Kong and/or Aisa & Oceania, and socialize with each other through mingling sessions and interactive games.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 17 March.

#ZOOMcation: Europe - Buildings and Landmarks

Offered by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Bored at home and looking for an interesting event? #ZOOMcation would probably suit you!
Mar
31
Thu
Mar 31, 2022 I 7pm-8:45pm Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
HKUST Spark Global, a student-led initiative at HKUST, is hosting three sessions of destination themed virtual gatherings featuring different regions – North America, Asia & Oceania and Europe.

In the session, we will understand this culturally diverse continent through stunning attractions and astonishing architecture and buildings.

Students from around the world are welcome to join the session and know more about Hong Kong and/or Europe, and socialize with each other through mingling sessions and interactive games.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 27 March.

Crossing Cultural Borders: CUHK Master Class Series 2022 - The Reality of Online Dating

Offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is excited to invite students from APRU member universities to its virtual Master Classes Series - a fun, informative and interactive experience through three intriguing topics.
Apr
22
Fri
Apr 22, 2022 I 9am Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
Is looking for love online as promising as it is advertised? In this Master Class, we will uncover the secrets of online dating with tips and tricks for you to avoid scams and mishaps, and (hopefully) leads you onto a successful path of love.

Speaker: Prof. Lik Sam CHAN
Professor Chan is an Assistant Professor at the CUHK School of Journalism and Communication. He has been researching online dating and hookup cultures since 2013. His research areas include motivations behind dating app use, gender and queer politics embedded in dating app cultures, and, more recently, political expression in online dating.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome.

Crossing Cultural Borders: CUHK Master Class Series 2022 - Daily Care through Chinese Medicine

Offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is excited to invite students from APRU member universities to its virtual Master Classes Series - a fun, informative and interactive experience through three intriguing topics.
May
6
Fri
May 6, 2022 I 4pm Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
While modern medicine emphasizes on the treatment of existing symptoms, Chinese Medicine has its central idea focused on "nurturing health" with a holistic approach. At this Master Class, you will learn simple and easy-to-follow ways to nurture your health with Chinese Medicine principles.

Speaker: Dr. Eun-hae HA
Dr. Ha is an Assistant Lecturer at the CUHK School of Chinese Medicine. She graduated from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine majoring in Chinese Medicine and went on to receive her Master and PhD degrees there in Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Her teaching foci are undergraduate courses in acupuncture and moxibustion, as well as the meridian system.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome.

Crossing Cultural Borders: CUHK Master Class Series 2022 - Nutritional Chinese Cooking Class

Offered by The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is excited to invite students from APRU member universities to its virtual Master Classes Series - a fun, informative and interactive experience through three intriguing topics.
May
13
Fri
May 13, 2022 I 9am Hong Kong Time (UTC+8)
You must have already improved your cooking skills when you can't dine out. Want to try something different? At this Master Class, our nutritional expert will teach you how to cook a healthy and delicious Chinese dish. Get your ingredients ready and cook with us!

Speaker: Ms. Daisy SIN
Ms. Sin is a Dietitian at the CUHK Centre for Nutritional Studies. The Centre conducts research in nutrition, and promotes awareness of the importance of nutrition among health care workers and the public through engagement on mass and social media.
All students from APRU member universities are welcome.

Language Lunches

Offered by Waseda University
At Waseda ICC Language Lunches, everyone is welcome, from beginners to native speakers!
Jun
3
Fri

to

Jun
17
Fri
Jun 3, 2022 to Jun 17, 2022
12:20-1:15pm Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
You don’t have to speak the target language fluently, just come along and enjoy chatting with other people from various backgrounds about their countries and cultures. It’s a great way to make new friends from around the world!

DatesLanguage
Jun 3 (Fri)Japanese Lunch I
Jun 6 (Mon)Indonesian Lunch
Jun 8 (Wed)English Lunch I
Jun 14 (Tue)Japanese Lunch II
Jun 16 (Thu)English Lunch II
Jun 17 (Fri)Korean Lunch
All students from APRU member universities are welcome. Interested students should register by 31 May.